Tag Archives: Northwest Ohio pond treatment

September 12, 2022

Islands

Does your pond have an island? Islands add a whimsical, interesting, and inviting look to your pond. They are a fun feature to your property, but they can bring challenges to pond owners! It can be hard to access some islands. Pond weeds, and sometimes algae and other growth like sponges, love to grow around […]

Pond Champs Blog, Pond Maintenance 101
August 15, 2022

Swans & Geese

Geese can be okay in small numbers, but they can quickly turn any pond into a mess! They leave droppings everywhere, build nests near the pond or lake and become aggressive, and bring in intrusive plants and organisms – even leeches! They are not typically welcomed guests at a pond for these reasons. If you […]

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July 27, 2022

Is it live or dead growth?

A pond has everything necessary to support algae and weed growth: plenty of water, sunlight, and nutrients. Some ponds offer more sunlight and nutrients than other ponds, causing the fight against them to be difficult. Just because there is something in the pond doesn’t necessarily mean it is live growth! The best indicator of this […]

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June 16, 2022

Where Does the Muck Go?

Muck accumulation can snowball into a variety of other problems, which is why treatment is an important component to pond maintenance. When you sign up for muck service, what happens to the muck after we apply the product?   Our Muck Doctor is comprised of bacillus bacteria. Bacillus bacteria can be naturally found in pond […]

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May 24, 2022

2nd Annual Ponds & Paws Donation Drive

Pond Champs is proud to announce our second annual Ponds & Paws, a month-long donation drive to benefit Humane Fort Wayne! During the month of June, several locations will be continuously collecting donations greatly needed by our furry friends at Humane Fort Wayne. The items needed are: dry cat & dog food peanut butter paper […]

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May 16, 2022

Retention Ponds

The differences between retention ponds and personal ponds are important in understanding how to manage them. Often a home owner in a homeowner’s association will falsely believe that their property is located on a pond. However, truth be told, they are actually living on a retention pond or retention basin. There is one major difference […]

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March 7, 2022

Dog Champs: Your Dog & Our Services

Ponds and dogs – they almost seem synonymous! Our team of Pond Champs loves your canines and we even carry treats for them! While most dogs we meet are friendly, there are circumstances in which a loose canine can hinder or even prevent us from treating your pond. If your dog runs loose on your […]

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February 14, 2022

NEW SERVICE! Water Testing with Pond Champs

To some, a pond might just be a pond, but in reality water quality is very subjective to surrounding environmental influences. Some of these factors can make for unsafe conditions for using the pond as a potable water source, irrigation, or for activities like swimming or fishing. Some things that may look out of the […]

Pond Champs Service, Pond Maintenance 101
October 8, 2021

When Will the 2022 Quotes Be Ready?

Typically, we would be able to offer quotes at any time. Due to the current circumstances with ever-changing fuel and chemical costs, we have put a pause on making quotes for the 2022 season until we have a better idea on where these prices stand closer to the season kickoff. We apologize for this inconvenience. […]

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